Skype Seeks Stay In Net2Phone VoIP Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Skype Technologies SA has asked a federal court to stay a complex patent infringement lawsuit filed by Net2Phone Inc. over Voice Over Internet Protocol online communications technology while the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office re-evaluates the validity of the Net2Phone patents.

In a brief filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in support of the motion to stay, Skype claims the most economical and efficient way to move forward with the case is to allow the USPTO to re-examine the...
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